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he died. also this hour a private funeral service begins for krystle campbell. bostonians are getting back to work today after a terrible friday, a lockdown that had much of this city shutdown. the suspect is in the hospital right now and handcuffed and under 24 hour guard. he is communicating with authorities. let's check in with don lemon. what's the latest you're hearing on his injuries and how communicative he's being? >> the only injury that we know about is to his neck. we're not sure as we have been asking investigators and people with knowledge of this investigation -- we're not sure if it was self-inflicted or because of the gun battle he had with police during that standoff. he is here at the hospital. he is still in serious condition. what we are -- one way he may be communicating, anderson, is because of what's known as a sedation holiday. we knew when he was sedated and intuba intubated. they ease off on the drugs so he does regain consciousness. we're hearing again that he is communicating not by speaking, but by writing things down on a pad or white board. that's the la
mourn those killed, a funeral will be held this morning for krystle campbell and memorial service is scheduled later tonight for lingzi lu. and following a tense friday under lockdown, bostonians this morning are heading back to work, resuming a bit of normality. but the blast site a stretch of boylston street that includes copley square near the marathon's finish line remains closed at least for now. boston's police commissioner telling cnn the area is expected to remain -- to reopen, i should say, in the next day or two. right now let's start with the surviving suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev, 19 years old. he's at the beth israel deaconess medical center. he's in serious but stable condition. he is sedated with a tube down his throat after suffering a gunshot wound to his neck. and this just coming into cnn, sources now confirming that dzhokhar tsarnaev is communicating in fact with investigators by writing his answers down. they have been questioning him since yesterday. there is some form of communication between law enforcement and the suspect we believe in writing. pamela brown i
this morning for victim krystle campbell. >> this has been a terrifying time for boostonians, how is boston coping one week later? >> one week later we are seeing signs of moving forward. copely square is being cleaned up, that's the crime scene last monday. crews were there yesterday cleaning it up. we hope it will be reopened to the public within a couple days or there's a five phase plan from fbi agents to order up copely care. and everywhere you look you see the motto boston strong. that's what everyone is feeling here. boston strong. they want to move forward. later today at 2:50 p.m., the exact time the first bomb went off a week ago, there will be a moment of silence throughout the state of massachusetts. >> pamela brown joining us in boston, thank you. >>> there's still a lot of police work to do, but boston's police commissioner says he is confident that the tsarnaev brothers were the two major culprits. he said there is no indication they were taking orders from a terrorist group. >> i'm confident they were the two major actors in the violence that occurred. i'm very, very sure th
to business as usual, heartache remains for many. late their morning, 29-year-old krystle campbell, who was killed in the explosions, will be laid to rest in bedford, massachusetts. a memorial was planned for the third victim, lingzi lu on boston university's campus tonight. critically injured transit officer, richard donohue remains hospitalized. >> this was an injury where the officer's blood volume was almost entirely lost to the point of the heart stopping. >> reporter: now doctors are saying they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. >> reporter: today at 2:50 p.m., the exact time the first bomb went off a week ago there will ab moment of silence throughout the state of massachusetts. that will be followed by a ringing of the bells in boston and elsewhere. john? >> that's right. the city and the state will come together one more time today at 2:50 p.m. pamela brown, our thanks to you. >>> as developments unfold, investigators will examine the activities of tamerlan tsarnaev including a trip he took to russia. he was on the fbi's radar because of possible links to extremism,
-old krystle campbell, who was killed in the explosion, will be laid to rest in bedford, massachusetts. a memorial was planned for the third victim, lingzi lu on boston university campus tonight. her parents who traveled from china will be in attendance. meantime critically injured transit officer richard donahue, remains hospitalized. >> this was a truly exsanguinating injury meaning that the officer's blood volume was almost entirely lost to the point of heart stopping. >> reporter: now doctors are saying they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. at 2:50 p.m. today, the exact time the first blast went off one week ago, all massachusetts residents are being asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims. and, john, this is certainly still a city in recovery. but you do get a sense that the city is resilient. you mentioned the boston strong signs. you see those all over the city. that's really been the motto since the attack and we're seeing that this morning on local buses. john? >> all right, pamela brown here in boston with us. again, that moment of silence ha
slider still in beta. >>> welcome back. i'm anderson cooper live in boston. krystle campbell's funeral has just finished in medford, massachusetts. we're seeing her being brought out of the church. her casket carried out of st. joseph's church. she was 29 years old, a restaurant manager just weeks shy of her 30th birthday. tonight, a memorial will be held also for the 23-year-old chinese graduate student lu lingzi. she was one class away from graduating with a masters from boston university. much more coverage ahead from boston, but i do want to bring us up-to-date on what's been happening in west, texas. take a look. that explosion that devastated parts of west, texas, took the lives of so many first responders. in the city of west they're trying to cope with the death and destruction from the fertilizer plant explosion last week. 14 people were killed including a number of volunteer firefighters and ems personnel. martin savidge joins us now in west, texas. martin, what's the latest? do they know at this point what caused that explosion? >> they're working to find that out, anderson
lined up to say good-bye this morning at funeral services for krystle campbell, one of the three 0 killed in the terrorist attacks. later this evening, a memorial is planned for lingzi lu, the boston university graduate student from it china. also killed one week ago today. but life is moving forward here again. mayor thomas menino announced a plan to reopen copley square, the site of the bombings, and today city buses flashed the unofficial slogan that has emerged from this nightmare -- "boston strong." as investigators attempt to pull critical information from the surviving bomb suspect, some members of the fbi could be in for a grilling of their own. senator dianne feinstein says fbi officials may be called in to testify before a special intelligence committee hearing as early as tomorrow. lawmakers want to know why the fbi didn't keep an eye on the older suspect despite warnings from the russian government as far back as 2011. the fbi got a tip from russia that tamerlan was a follower of a radical islamic group and they questioned him that year, interviewed him, but found, quot
killed. one of those being remembered today is krystle campbell. hundreds turned out today for the funeral of the 29-year-old restaurant manager. meanwhile, boston university has announced a memorial scholarship to honor the life of one of its students, lingi lu. >> police are look at this jihad video here, parts of the elder brother's youtube collection, but the focus is on the younger brother, dzhokhar tsarnaev, seen here wrestling with a friend. he was the captain of his senior year high school wrestling team. today, though, a much different situation for him. he's handcuffed as we speak to a hospital bed, and as jake mentioned, we have just learned the charges here have now been filed against him. this is huge that we're learning here, just in the last couple of minutes, a senior federal official briefed on the investigation said this young man is in fact communicating in writing. his throat was wounded. he is injured, so as a result, the myriad of injuries have left him speechless, at least for now. >> there are a lot of moving parts in this investigation, of course. c
there to remember krystle campbell. she was a restaurant manager, she was just 29 years old. the boston cardinal sean o'malley presided over the services. and tonight, a memorial service is going to be held for lingzi lu, a graduate student in math and statistics at boston university had just written her final exams and they have her degree ready for her. if you'd like to help the surviving bomb victims, 50 of whom are still in the hospital, go to cnn.com/impact. and we certainly urge that you do take a look at that website. charging the boston marathon bombing suspect, the officials could file charges at any moment. in fact, that is what we're waiting on, but exactly what charges is this young man going to be facing? he is certainly in a great deal of trouble. murder, terrorism, conspiracy, all in play. we're going to break down the possible list and how it may compare to another very infamous man, timothy mcveigh, it's all coming up. [ tires screech ] [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and recondition each one, until it's nothin
in the bombings, krystle campbell is one of them, she was remembered during a memorial service today and as the service began, which took place nearly seven miles from the marathon finish line, police officers lined the street to salute the casket bearing her remains. lingzi lu, the graduate student from china who friends say was passionate about math and took delight in the little things in life is also being remembered tonight. those who were injured are struggling to recover. tonight, 50 people remain in the hospital, including the transit officer who was wounded in the firefight with the tsarnaev brothers on thursday night. many of the dozen or so survivors who have endured amputations are being consoled by war veterans, which is just an incredible thing, who are telling them that their love of life doesn't have to perish with the limbs that they have lost. a group of runners who didn't get to finish the marathon last monday did today, symbolically carrying the torch for those who could not. and finally this evening, the fbi officially turned boylston street back over to the city
. >> reporter: as the day goes on we learn that 29-year-old medford, massachusetts resident krystle campbell is one of the other victims of the attacks. her mother patty tried to hold back emotion for the cameras. >> she had a heart of gold and all smiles and couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> reporter: third victim is revealed by boston university, to be a 23-year-old graduate student, chinese national lingzi lu. her adviser and professor remembers a kind woman with a bright future. >> such a waste of all the time and energy and dreams that she had, and we'll never know what she could have done. >> reporter: day three, still no arrests and a city on edge. governor deval patrick spoke with cnn's wolf blitzer urging the public to be patient. >> this is going to take some time, a lot of time, and particularly given that there hasn't been an individual or group that's claimed responsibility. >> reporter: day four, president obama comes to boston and speaks of an interfaith service telling boston the country stands with it. >> the world will return to this great american city to run harder t
a moment of silence honoring the victims of this horrible terrorist attack. chr krystle campbell and lingzi lu, martin richard and of course officer collier. you had a moment of silence for them here in boston and throughout the country. >> the mayor will receive an american flag that flew over the finish line at the boston marathon exactly one week ago. the fbi will present the mayor with this commemorative american flag that has flown at half-staff over the boston marathon finish line in a ceremony that we are about to see live here on cnn. and then we are told the city will commence what's being described as a five-phase plan for reopening this street to business, to commerce, to traffic, to passengers, to people just walking along. the first phase will be decontamination and testing, to make sure everything is safe and secure. second phase is structural building assessments, utility coordination, making sure power has been restored. third phase, debris removal, getting rid of all the junk that's accumulated on the streets. phase four, internal building assessments, making sure the build
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